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Sheraton Austin Georgetown Hotel and Conference Center – Georgetown, TX

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Tuesday, June 18
 

9:45am CDT

Introduction to Programming with MIT’s Scratch
NOTE: Please bring a laptop, tablet, or chromebook to this session.
Have you ever wanted to learn about drag-and-drop programming but don’t know where to start? This hour-long introductory course is for you! We will be starting at the beginning with creating accounts and crafting simple programs. By the end, you will have the skills to make a simple video game (and bring what you've learned back to your school!). Perfect for teachers of grades 3 through 8.

Presenters
avatar for Ryan Torbey

Ryan Torbey

Project Specialist, Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC)
rtorbey@tacc.utexas.eduRyan Torbey is a computer science education advocate and former technology teacher. He is employed at the Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC) as a Project Specialist as he pursues his PhD in STEM Education at the University of Texas. His research focuses... Read More →


Tuesday June 18, 2019 9:45am - 10:45am CDT
TAYLOR

1:30pm CDT

Integrating Computational Thinking into ELA, Science, and Math
This session will provide an introduction to what computational thinking is and how you can be embed it into content area lessons. Appropriate for grades 3-5 and middle school.

Presenters
avatar for Chuck Gardner

Chuck Gardner

Director of Curriculum, CYBER.ORG
As the Director of Curriculum for CYBER.ORG, Chuck oversees the development and distribution of STEM, cyber, and computer science content as part of a grant through the Department of Homeland Security's Cyber Education Training and Assistance Program (CETAP). CYBER.ORG's team of subject... Read More →
avatar for Sheryl Roehl

Sheryl Roehl

EPIC Partnership Coordinator, WeTeach_CS


Tuesday June 18, 2019 1:30pm - 2:30pm CDT
BELFORT
 
Wednesday, June 19
 

10:30am CDT

Introduction to Programming with MIT’s Scratch
NOTE: Please bring a laptop, tablet, or chromebook to this session.
Have you ever wanted to learn about drag-and-drop programming but don’t know where to start? This hour-long introductory course is for you! We will be starting at the beginning with creating accounts and crafting simple programs. By the end, you will have the skills to make a simple video game (and bring what you've learned back to your school!). Perfect for teachers of grades 3 through 8.

Presenters
avatar for Ryan Torbey

Ryan Torbey

Project Specialist, Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC)
rtorbey@tacc.utexas.eduRyan Torbey is a computer science education advocate and former technology teacher. He is employed at the Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC) as a Project Specialist as he pursues his PhD in STEM Education at the University of Texas. His research focuses... Read More →


Wednesday June 19, 2019 10:30am - 11:30am CDT
J